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  1. Tips & Tools for Open Call Applications

    December 20, 2013

    In response to the growing demand for submission resources, the ITVS Programming Department hosted two informational webinars for filmmakers submitting for Open Call funding. Throughout the year, hopeful applicants have a tendency to bombard the ITVS Programming Department with questions regarding their submissions to various funding

  2. Diversity Development Fund Announces New Projects

    November 21, 2013

    ITVS has announced the eight documentary projects selected as part of the 2013 Diversity Development Fund, a funding initiative that provides research and development funding to producers of color to develop single documentary programs for public television.   This year’s selections provide extraordinary access and insight into the daily lives and

  3. ITVS Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    November 13, 2013

    ITVS and PBS offer viewers the opportunity to explore the rich and vibrant history and cultural contributions of Native Americans throughout the year, but this November offers a special slate of new and encore programs in honor of Native American Heritage Month. This November, Independent Lens is shining a spotlight on Native American culture with two

  4. Check Out the American Graduate Shorts!

    October 25, 2013

    The Graduates/Los Graduados explores the national high school dropout crisis through the eyes of six Latino students. While the two-part special airs Monday, October 28th and November 4th, audiences can also watch five additional short films online, each showcasing additional challenges faced by today’s Latino youth.   The five short films are part

  5. A New Season of Community Cinema is Upon Us!

    October 7, 2013

    The new season of Community Cinema will screen six documentaries in more than 100 cities across the country, in addition to hosting online social screenings through the innovative OVEE platform.The 2013-14 season of Community Cinema officially launched in September, offering an exciting slate of films and new ways to participate. First up, partners